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Saturday am Sport Update

: 07/04/2020 - 11:05

Following last Weds live Draws on Kfm for this year's hurling and football championships, the co. Board has, today released the Draft Fixtures/Dates for this year's Haven Hire Hurling and EMS Copiers Leagues (all divisions). 

For details see home page this site or twitter @kfmsport.

 

Today's Premier League action starts with bottom side Norwich playing Brighton at Carrow Road this lunchtime.

The hosts are seven points from safety with just six games remaining.

Attention then turns to the battle for the top four later this afternoon, with third placed Leicester taking on Crystal Palace.

Manchester United can climb into the Champions League spots by beating struggling Bournemouth.

Wolves face Arsenal this evening and Chelsea - who start the day in fourth - play Watford.

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Millwall kept their Championship play-off hopes alive last night after a 1-nil win over local rivals Charlton.

Table toppers Leeds continue their push for automatic promotion when they go to Blackburn this afternoon.

A win would take them 4 points clear at the summit.

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Daryl Murphy could be set for a return to his home club Waterford.

The Irish Independent reports that the Blues are considering signing the 37-year-old former Republic of Ireland international.

Murphy has been a free agent since leaving Bolton at the end of the League One campaign.

GOLF

Waterford's Seamus Power is just one shot off the lead heading into the weekend at the Rocket Mortgage Classic on the P-G-A Tour.

He's 11-under par after rounds of 67 and 66 in Detroit.

Chris Kirk and Webb Simpson sit joint top of the leaderboard at 12-under.

RACING

Jockey Frankie Dettori attempts to secure an historic double at Epsom today.

He goes for success in the Oaks and the Derby.

The Italian's looking for his third win in the Derby, but has to overcome stall one in a race where trainer Aidan O'Brien saddles six runners

Both races are being held on the same day for the first time ever, after the Covid-19 pandemic forced them to be rescheduled.

 

Today's home racing is in  Naas from 2pm

FORMULA ONE

F1 has confirmed there were no positive coronavirus tests from more than 4-thousand carried out on drivers and support staff in the week leading up to the 2nd of July.

The grid for the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix will be decided this afternoon.

Qualifying takes place ahead of tomorrow's behind-closed-doors race

 

Reminder to join Thomas Maher on this afternoon's Sportsbeat 2pm (and tomorrow from 3pm) for all the sport updates.

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